MARCH 27 UPDATE

THE BLOCK WORK IS RIGHT ON SCHEDULE. THE BACK WALL IS AT FULL HEIGHT AND THE REST WILL BE COMPLETED THIS WEEK AND BEGIN FILLING THE BLOCK WITH CONCRETE IN PREP FOR THE STEEL SUPPORTS AND HOLLOW CORE PIECES FORMING THE SECOND FLOOR.

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FRONT ENTRANCE – THREE MORE COURSES OF BLOCK TO GO

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SOUTH END

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SOUTH SIDE

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NORTH END

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LOOKING FROM PARKING LOT

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LOOKING EAST FROM SOUTH END

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LOOKING NORTH – THE ELEVATOR SHAFT IS COMPLETE

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LOUNGE AREA TAKING SHAPE

MARCH 15 UPDATE

 

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PUTTING DOWN THE VAPOR LINER

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STARTING THE POUR

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GUIDING THE PUMPER

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LOTS OF HAND WORK AND SLOPPING AROUND

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STARTED AT 4:30 WORKING UNDER THE LIGHTS

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NORTH END COMPLETE

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ALMOST THERE – EIGHT TRUCKS DOWN AND TWO TO GO – SOUTH END

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THE LAST CORNER

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LOTS OF TROWEL WORK

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DRYING TIME – ALL WAS POURED BY 9

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THE CHAULK LINE INDICATES THE SAW CUTS FOR EXPANSION JOINT

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GETTING READY FOR THE NEXT PHASE

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FRIDAY THE 15TH – BLOCK WORK STARTS

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LAYING THE FIRST COURSE

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THE BACK WALL AND NORTH END FIRST COURSE COMPLETE

THE FIRST COURSE WILL BE COMPLETE TUESDAY

IT WILL BE INSPECTED AND THEN FILLED WITH CONCRETE ON WEDNESDAY

THE SECOND COURSE WILL TAKE ANOTHER TWO DAYS USING SCAFFOLDING

MARCH 9 UPDATE

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PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL UNDERGROUND IN PROGRESS

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SCREEN PORCH FOOTER COMPLETE

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BACK CORNER COMPLETE

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BAR AREA READY TO POUR

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ALL UNDERGROUND COMPLETE AND DITCHES FILLED

FOUNDATION WILL BE BACKFILLED MONDAY

PAD WILL BE POURED WEDNESDAY AND WALLS WILL BEGIN TO TAKE SHAPE

 

February 24 update

STARTING TO FRAME THE FOUNDATION

A LOT OF HAND DIGGING TO GET PERFECTION

ELEVATOR SHAFT READY TO POUR

IT TAKES A GOOD TEAM WORKING TOGETHER

FOUNDATION BLOCK IS COMPLETE ON ONE SIDE

A LOT OF HAND DIGGING

WORKING ON THE SOUTH END

THE ARCHITECT WAS ON SITE INSPECTING BEFORE THE FINAL POURING

FINAL POUR – THE FRONT FOUNDATION

LOOKING NORTH – FOUNDATION IS BACKFILLED

LOOKING SOUTH – THE PAD IS COMPLETE

NEXT STEP IS PLUMBING AND ELECTRICAL UNDERGROUND

THIS SHOULD TAKE ABOUT TWO WEEKS

Final 2018 posting

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The demo is complete. Groundbreaking day December 19, 2018.

Drainage material was partially delivered.

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Ready for the big event.

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Ron makes sure the juice is good.

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The crowd gathers.

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Two honorees: Geoff Clear and Jackye Rubin.

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Ready to dig.

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The team – Basham and Smith.

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One last smoothing at the drain

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President and co-chairs.

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Omni furnished a great party.

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Jeff give the intro.

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The honorees get commemorative shovels.

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Away we go. The site is now closed until January 2 when construction begins. Watch for updates in 2019.

Sat 12/15 am

Waiting on trucks to haul. Mud is an issue at the dump sites so might get delayed. Looking to get concrete and rest of trees out today. 20 loads of dirt get delivered Monday AM. But the demo contractor coordinates that so there will be no delay.

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All walks are out.

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Some siding is up on left side.

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Weather stopped the work.

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Last pillar is down and corner cut.

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One more load of trees.

All till Monday.